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The plaque commemorates William Barnett Smith who was North Sydney town clerk from 1890 to 1922.  He died in 1932. 

Mr. William Barnett Smith, who was town clerk of North Sydney for 35 years, died at his home at Bond-street, Mosman, yesterday, aged 80 years.  Mr. Smith was born at Canterbury. He began his career as a newspaper pressman. He was editor of the "Mudgee Independent"  for several years. He then went into business, and for a period was associated with the management of Lonergans, a well-known firm of western storekeepers. Mr. Smith, who was an expert accountant, became town clerk of North Sydney in 1887. He retired 10 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 22 October 1932. 


Address:Miller & McLaren Streets, Civic Centre, North Sydney, 2060
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834587
Long: 151.207306
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1890
Approx. Event End Date:1922


Front Inscription

In remembrance of William Barnett Smith Esq JP

Town Clerk 1890 - 1922

Died 21st October 1932

Source: H, MA
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